Crime victims’ rights awareness week gets national attention

Rights, access, equity
Crime Victim's Awareness Week
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The spotlight of national recognition shines on crime victims this week. Amanda Douglas, the coordinator for the Office of Victim Services for the Missouri Department of Corrections, sat down with KOAM’s Tawnya Bach to talk about the annual observation of crime victims’ rights awareness week and this year’s theme: Rights, Access, Equity. Amanda explained its function and what rights victims of crime have. In addition, she also wanted to get the word out about a candlelight vigil being held in Jefferson City. If you’d like to attend, here are the details:

  • April 26th
  • 6:30 pm
  • Cole County Sheriff’s Department
  • 350 E. High Street
  • Jefferson City, Missouri

Contact Amanda Douglas at the Office of  Victim Services for more information about crime victims’ rights awareness week or crime victim services in the state of Missouri by clicking on the link provided: Office of Victim Services